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Native Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers are incredibly diverse! The Giant Grasshopper is Australia's largest and is found in Perth.

Other invertebrates

Noongar Names: Not known

Scientific Name: Suborder Caelifera

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Habitat loss

Will they visit?: Bush crickets are common around home gardens

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Hidden in dense vegetation

Diet: Vegetation

Water: Shallow dish or frog pond

ReWild Benefit: Control plant growth and weed control

ReWild Benefits

Grasshoppers are ecologically important as prey for various birds, reptiles, frogs, and mammals. If you find a cricket, you can search on the Atlas of Living Australia to find the matching species and record your sighting!

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